Colchester's Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) Grant has 3 parts:
Technical, including the mapping of existing public and private storm water and wastewater infrastructure, as well as a detailed assessment of existing septic capacity in relation to need, to support the town's current zoning and land use plans
Public education, including presentation of the technical findings, and a participatory process to identify residents' preferred alternatives and priorities.
The IWRM plan itself, which includes the development of recommendations and a draft IWRM plan to preserve, protect and manage Colchester's water resources today and for the future. The following is a more detailed description and explanation of each part.